61. Why did the colonists fight the British?

Why did the colonists fight the British - Because of high taxes

because of high taxes (taxation without representation) because the British army stayed in their houses (boarding, quartering) because they didn’t have self-government The American colonists’ anger had been growing for years before the Revolutionary War began in 1775. The decision to separate from the British was not an easy choice for many colonists. However, Great Britain’s […]

58. What is one reason colonists came to America?

What is one reason colonists came to America - freedom

freedom political liberty religious freedom economic opportunity practice their religion escape persecution In the 1600s and 1700s, colonists from England and other European countries sailed across the Atlantic Ocean to the American colonies. Some left Europe to escape religious restrictions or persecution, to practice their religion freely. Many came for political freedom, and some came […]